Virginia Lake, Whanganui

4.8
#1 of 17 in Things to do in Whanganui
Water Body Nature / Park
Stroll along the verdant, forest-lined shores of tranquil Virginia Lake, or stop by the onsite winter gardens, home to many tropical and exotic plants. Admire the various sculptures, feed the ducks, swans, and geese on the water, and visit their brightly colored cousins in the aviary. If you're feeling peckish, stop by the cafe for coffee and cake. Don't forget to bring coins to turn on the fountain. Use our Whanganui vacation generator to visit Virginia Lake on your trip to Whanganui, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
Create an itinerary including Virginia Lake
map
Reviews
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
290 reviews
TripAdvisor
  • Beautiful make with amazing views Well worth a visit can feed the ducks Enjoy the indoor winter garden and the cafe was delicious with reasonable priced food for families  more »
  • Lovely little park in Whanganui worth a visit if in town. Peaceful and quiet and very pretty. Would be a good spot for a picnic  more »
  • Virginia Lake never gets old, and ive been continuosly going since i was a youngin! Great to get the family outdoors to enjoy freah air while you walk the outskirts of the lake. Trek the different tra...  more »

Plan your trip to Whanganui

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Where to stay in Whanganui

Browse hundreds of hotels and read guest reviews on the world's leading online travel agency website.
CHECK IN - CHECK OUT
TripAdvisor
Millions of travel reviews
on TripAdvisor

Plans in Whanganui by other users

19 days in New Zealand BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA November, popular PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 14 days in New Zealand BY A USER FROM TAIWAN October, popular PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 41 days in New Zealand BY A USER FROM NEW ZEALAND November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 2 days in Whanganui BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM September, hidden gems PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 23 days in New Zealand BY A USER FROM INDIA January, popular PREFERENCES: January ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 53 days in New Zealand BY A USER FROM INDIA December, popular PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 19 days in New Zealand BY A USER FROM NEW ZEALAND August, popular PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 14 days in New Zealand BY A USER FROM CAMBODIA December, teens, outdoors, beaches, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, teens, outdoors, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 2 days in Whanganui BY A USER FROM CANADA June, outdoors, popular PREFERENCES: June, outdoors ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 2 days in Whanganui BY A USER FROM CANADA June, culture, outdoors, historic sites, popular PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 18 days in New Zealand BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE December, kids, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, popular PREFERENCES: December, kids, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 12 days in New Zealand BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA June, culture, relaxing, popular PREFERENCES: June, culture, relaxing ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans